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I have recently bought a Lee lead mold for 9mm. Do I need to plan on sizing these bullets after they have been cast. The instructions with the mold say that I do not, but I hear other people saying they do. Has anyone else used one of these Lee molds?
 

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I cast with the Lee TL356-124-2R, 6 cavity mold for my 9mm. Have cast over 4K boolits with it. I tumble lube and have shot over 700 rounds and given away a couple K boolits. I have never needed to re-size any of them and the other folks that have used them also report excellent results just shooting them as cast. The final decision is yours to make but I don't feel the need to re-size mine.
 

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most likely not. unless your mold drops smaller than diameter bullets, sizing isnt needed. conversly if teh bullet is so oversize the case wont chamber then you need to size as well. i have 13 lee molds of one stripe or another an i dont size any of them.

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I had to size my 38 special bullets, wouldnt fit in the cylinder. I also use that same mold to make 380, so i have a die for 356 , so i now size everything 9mm, but check and see what diameter your bullets are dropping at, and then determine if you need to resize. Lee kits are cheap and work very well.
 

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i picked up the lee sizing kits for all my cast molds they are only like $16.00 or so each not bad cause they come with a the sizer die, a plastic case to collect the bullets in, that connects to the top of the die and a bottle bullet lube. They are avalable at www.midwayusa.com under the bullet casting section.
 
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